By Paul Caputo

Barbaresco is one undoubtedly one of the great wines of the world. Produced from 100% Nebbiolo it is known as the softer, more approachable brother to Barolo.

Sadly it is difficult to discuss Barbaresco without making at least some small reference to Barolo. Both after all are produced exclusively from Nebbiolo and are just a few kilometres apart.

The village itself is stunning. A traditional hilltop village surrounded by a patchwork of perfectly tended parcels of vines.